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  • Clerics in the Early Middle Ages

    Hierarchy and Image, 1st Edition

    By Roger E. Reynolds

    This volume covers two closely related themes. Essays in the first section deal with the varieties of clerics and their hierarchical arrangements in the churches of western Europe in the early Middle Ages, the formative period in which the ordering of clerics in the Western Church evolved. The…

    Hardback – 1999-12-23
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Prophetic Sense of History in Medieval and Renaissance Europe

    1st Edition

    By Marjorie Reeves

    The essays here collect the author’s further researches since the publication of her pathbreaking Influence of Prophecy in the Later Middle Ages in 1969. In part stimulated by responses to the book, they also show the extent to which the field then opened up has now expanded. In the last forty…

    Hardback – 1999-08-09
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Church and Culture in Early Medieval Armenia

    1st Edition

    By Nina G. Garsoïan

    The articles here aim to develop and expand Professor Garsoïan’s earlier research on the bilateral influences on Early-Christian Armenia, between Byzantium and the Sasanians. On the one hand, they continue her examination of Armenia’s essentially Iranian society and institutions in the 4th-7th…

    Hardback – 1999-07-08
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Studies in Gregorian Chant

    1st Edition

    By Ruth Steiner

    Manuscript sources and the diversity of the musical traditions they preserve form the focus of this collection of eighteen essays on Gregorian Chant. Ruth Steiner investigates chants of various types: invitatory tones and antiphons, responsories and prosulae, Mass chants and chants of the Divine…

    Hardback – 1999-06-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Lutherans and Calvinists in the Age of Confessionalism

    1st Edition

    By Bodo Nischan

    This volume deals with religion and politics in late and post-Reformation Germany, in particular the relationship between Lutherans and Calvinists. Nischan explores three major topics: first, how Lutherans and Reformed used sermons and ritual to develop a sense of denominational identity; second,…

    Hardback – 1999-06-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • English Church Polyphony

    Singers and Sources from the 14th to the 17th Century, 1st Edition

    By Roger Bowers

    The theme of the essays in this volume is the identification of the resources which between c.1320 and 1642 the English church saw fit to provide for the performance of the music of its liturgy. Individual essays describe the music and the choirs of Canterbury and Lincoln Cathedrals, Winchester…

    Hardback – 1999-04-22
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Christians and Jews in Dispute

    Disputational Literature and the Rise of Anti-Judaism in the West (c.1000–1150), 1st Edition

    By Anna Sapir Abulafia

    The articles brought together here use anti-Jewish disputational literature to shed light on the rise of anti-Judaism in the West. Christian theologians at this time were particularly interested to work out the relationship between Christianity and Judaism because they were in the process of…

    Hardback – 1998-07-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Liturgical Calendars, Saints and Services in Medieval England

    1st Edition

    By Richard W. Pfaff

    This book includes four hitherto unpublished papers together with a substantial introductory historiographical and bibliographical overview. Many of the studies concern the liturgical views of figures like Lanfranc, St Hugh of Lincoln, and William of Malmesbury (an edition of William’s Abbreviatio…

    Hardback – 1998-07-23
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Canon Law, the Expansion of Europe, and World Order

    1st Edition

    By James Muldoon

    The articles in this volume trace the development of the theory that humanity forms a single world community and that there exists a body of law governing the relations among the members of that community. These ideas first appeared in the writings of the medieval canon lawyers and received their…

    Hardback – 1998-07-23
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Gospel Books and Early Latin Manuscripts

    1st Edition

    By Patrick McGurk

    Gospel books are the most numerous and important of surviving early medieval Latin manuscripts, and these essays represent stages in an examination of their structure, arrangement, contents, and texts. New details and aspects of the books, links between Gospel texts of different regions and…

    Hardback – 1998-06-10
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Church, Empire and World

    The Quest for Universal Order, 1520–1640, 1st Edition

    By John M. Headley

    This volume, deriving from a broadly conceived interest in polity, seeks to emphasize the aspirations of church or an imperial system, to a more comprehensive, universal order. The period 1520-1640 affords notable examples in the context of renascence and reform, as the emerging territorial states…

    Hardback – 1997-10-30
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Renaissance Cardinals and their Worldly Problems

    1st Edition

    By D.S. Chambers

    The worldly affairs of holders of high ecclesiastical office in the Renaissance period have a fascination not merely due to scandals and notoriety, but because they are so charged with ambiguity and because, from the 13th to the 17th centuries, porporati had so much more power and influence in the…

    Hardback – 1997-03-06
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

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